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Illustration for news: Professor and President

Professor and President

In the end of July it became officially known that the academic supervisor of the International Laboratory of Game Theory and Decision Making, Professor Hervé Moulin, was elected as Vice President of the International Game Theory Society (GTS).

In the Conference Network

Tenured HSE Professor Vladimir Matveenko, Associate Professor Alexey Korolev, and undergraduate economics student Anastasia Alfimova, presented the results of their research into network economics at six international conferences this summer.

Researchers from HSE Centre for Youth Studies Traveled to Finland

Elena Omelchenko, Yana Krupets, and Guzel Sabirova came back from Helsinki with good news. Their trip has expanded the framework for cooperation with colleagues from Finland.

St. Petersburg’s Gastronomic Brand Goes International

Scholars at HSE St. Petersburg have published their research in a new monograph for international tourism professionals.

Museum as Mirror for Visitor

HSE St. Petersburg students have learnt about the story of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) from one of its founders. On 14 December 2015, Ms. Raye Farr, former Director of the Steven Spielberg Film & Video Archive and of the museum's permanent exhibition, gave a lecture “Creating Public History: World War II and the Holocaust”. The event was organized by the History Department and the Centre for Historical Research of HSE St. Petersburg, together with the U.S. Consulate General.

Collection of the memorial Richard Stites’ library

Richard Stites’ memorial library contains more than 1500 books in the following fields such as history, social Sciences and Humanities, works of Russian philosophers, publicists and historians in English. A third of the collection is devoted to history and culture of the United States of America and European countries.

Three Days of Communication

Staff and students of the Laboratory of Sociology in Education and Science presented their papers at the GESIS Computational Social Science Winter Symposium, which took place at the beginning of December in Cologne.

Illustration for news: HSE Academic Was Opponent for Dissertation Defence in Estonia

HSE Academic Was Opponent for Dissertation Defence in Estonia

On 25 November Deputy Director of HSE St Petersburg Daniil Alexandrov acted as an opponent for a PhD dissertation defence at Tartu University. In many European countries dissertation defence opponents are often colleagues from abroad. To be invited is a sign of respect for an academic and boosts the credit his or her university as a whole. 

Illustration for news: 'Technology as Such Never Simply Marks Progress'

'Technology as Such Never Simply Marks Progress'

Professor Wagner delivers a lecture at HSE Saint Petersburg on 'Progress: A Reconstruction'

A Genuine Challenge for Humanity in the 21st Century

Professor Paul Kind, University of Leeds, led the International Centre for Health Economics, Management and Policy seminar at the HSE St Petersburg.